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Gambier, James (1723–1789), naval officer

Roger Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 896 words.

Gambier, James (1723–1789), naval officer, was the son of James Gambier, the warden of the Fleet prison, and his wife, Mary, née Mead. His grandfather, Nicolas Gambier, was a Huguenot from...

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Gambier, James, Baron Gambier (1756–1833), naval officer and evangelical activist

Richard C. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion. 1606 words.

Gambier, James, Baron Gambier (1756–1833), naval officer and evangelical activist, was born at New Providence in the Bahamas on 13 October 1756, the second son of the lieutenant-governor...

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Gambier Islands (French Polynesia)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 51 words.

Sighted in 1797 by Captain James Wilson and named after Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Gambier (see gambier

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Gambier Islands (French Polynesia)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 55 words.

Sighted in 1797 by Captain James Wilson and named after Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Gambier (see gambier...

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Gambier (Ohio/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Named after Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Gambier (1756–1833), 1st Baron Gambier, who was a benefactor of

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Gambier (Ohio/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Named after Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Gambier (1756–1833), 1st Baron Gambier, who was a benefactor of

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Gambier (Ohio/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 25 words.

Named after Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Gambier (1756–1833), 1st Baron Gambier, who was a benefactor of a college here....

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Parry, Thomas Gambier (1816–1888), benefactor and art collector

Dennis Farr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 972 words.

Parry, Thomas Gambier (1816–1888), benefactor and art collector, was born on 22 February 1816 in Cadogan Place, Belgravia, London, the only child of Richard Parry (1776–1817) and Mary...

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Mount Gambier (South Australia/Australia)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 36 words.

Named after Mt Gambier, an extinct volcano, sighted by a British Royal Navy officer in 1800 and named by him after Admiral of the Fleet James (later Lord) Gambier (...

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Gambier Islands

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 51 words.

(French: Îles Gambier), French Polynesia

Sighted in 1797 by Captain James Wilson and named after Admiral of the Fleet Sir

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Helpmann, Sir Robert Murray (1909–1986), ballet dancer and actor

Kathrine Sorley Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; Dance. 2091 words.

Helpmann, Sir Robert Murray (1909–1986), ballet dancer and actor, was born on 9 April 1909 at Kingsley House, Bay Road, Mount Gambier, South Australia, the eldest of the three children of...

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Herrick, Sophia McIlvaine Bledsoe

Aaron M. Lisec.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 1045 words.

Herrick, Sophia McIlvaine Bledsoe (26 March 1837–09 October 1919), editor and writer, was born in Gambier, Ohio, the daughter of Albert Taylor Bledsoe, a lawyer and professor of...

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Joseph, Allison

Casey Kayser.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 921 words.

poet, university professor, and editor, was born Allison Elaine Joseph, in London, England, one of two children of Adella Dawkins, a nurse, and Everest Joseph, a nurse, electrician, and...

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